Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers, for what fellowship does righteousness have with unrighteousness? and what communion does light have with darkness?

New American Standard Bible

Do not be bound together with unbelievers; for what partnership have righteousness and lawlessness, or what fellowship has light with darkness?

King James Version

Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness?

Holman Bible

Do not be mismatched with unbelievers. For what partnership is there between righteousness and lawlessness? Or what fellowship does light have with darkness?

International Standard Version

Stop becoming unevenly yoked with unbelievers. What partnership can righteousness have with lawlessness? What fellowship can light have with darkness?

A Conservative Version

Do not become unequally yoked with unbelievers, for what partnership has righteousness and lawlessness? And what fellowship has light with darkness?

American Standard Version

Be not unequally yoked with unbelievers: for what fellowship have righteousness and iniquity? or what communion hath light with darkness?

Amplified

Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers [do not make mismated alliances with them or come under a different yoke with them, inconsistent with your faith]. For what partnership have right living and right standing with God with iniquity and lawlessness? Or how can light have fellowship with darkness?

An Understandable Version

Do not team up with unbelievers [i.e., in close relationships, such as marriage, etc.]. For what do righteousness and wickedness have in common? Or, what fellowship can light have with darkness?

Anderson New Testament

Be not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship has righteousness with lawlessness? What communion has light with darkness?

Bible in Basic English

Do not keep company with those who have not faith: for what is there in common between righteousness and evil, or between light and dark?

Common New Testament

Do not be yoked together with unbelievers. For what partnership have righteousness and lawlessness? Or what fellowship has light with darkness?

Daniel Mace New Testament

Are you not become associates with infidels? but what affinity is there between virtue and vice? and what communication has light with darkness?

Darby Translation

Be not diversely yoked with unbelievers; for what participation is there between righteousness and lawlessness? or what fellowship of light with darkness?

Godbey New Testament

Be not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what participation is there to righteousness and unrighteousness? or what fellowship has light unto darkness?

Goodspeed New Testament

Do not get into close and incongruous relations with unbelievers. What partnership can uprightness have with iniquity, or what can light have to do with darkness?

John Wesley New Testament

Be not unequally yoked with unbelievers; for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? or what communion hath light with darkness?

Julia Smith Translation

Be not unequally yoked together with the unbelieving: for what participation to justice and iniquity and what communion to light with darkness?

King James 2000

Be you not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship has righteousness with unrighteousness? and what partnership has light with darkness?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Do not become unevenly yoked with unbelievers, for what participation [is there between] righteousness and lawlessness? Or what fellowship [does] light [have] with darkness?

Modern King James verseion

Do not be unequally yoked together with unbelievers; for what fellowship does righteousness have with lawlessness? And what partnership does light have with darkness?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Set yourselves therefore at large, and bear not a stranger's yoke with the unbelievers. For what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? What company hath light with darkness?

Moffatt New Testament

[Keep out of all incongruous ties with unbelievers. What have righteousness and iniquity in common, or how can light associate with darkness?

Montgomery New Testament

Be not unequally yoked with unbelievers; for what fellowship has righteousness with lawlessness? what communion has light with darkness?

NET Bible

Do not become partners with those who do not believe, for what partnership is there between righteousness and lawlessness, or what fellowship does light have with darkness?

New Heart English Bible

Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers, for what fellowship have righteousness and iniquity? Or what fellowship has light with darkness?

Noyes New Testament

Be not strangely yoked with unbelievers; for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? Or what communion hath light with darkness?

Sawyer New Testament

Be not unequally yoked with unbelievers; for what participation has righteousness with wickedness? or what communion has light with darkness?

The Emphasized Bible

Be not getting diversely yoked with unbelievers; for what partnership have righteousness and lawlessness? Or what fellowship hath light with darkness?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Be not unequally yoked with infidels; for what participation hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what fellowship [is there] between light and darkness?

Twentieth Century New Testament

Do not enter into inconsistent relations with those who reject the Faith. For what partnership can there be between righteousness and lawlessness? or what has light to do with darkness?

Webster

Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness?

Weymouth New Testament

Do not come into close association with unbelievers, like oxen yoked with asses. For what is there in common between righteousness and lawlessness? Or what partnership has light with darkness?

Williams New Testament

Stop forming intimate and inconsistent relations with unbelievers. What partnership can right-doing have with law-breaking, or how can light participate with darkness?

World English Bible

Don't be unequally yoked with unbelievers, for what fellowship have righteousness and iniquity? Or what fellowship has light with darkness?

Worrell New Testament

Become not unequally yoked with unbelievers; for what fellowship have righteousness and lawlessness? And what communion has light with darkness?

Worsley New Testament

Be not unsuitably connected with infidels: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? or what communion hath light with darkness?

Youngs Literal Translation

Become not yoked with others -- unbelievers, for what partaking is there to righteousness and lawlessness?

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Be ye
γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be, come to pass, be made, be done, come, become, God forbid , arise, have, be fulfilled, be married to, be preferred, not tr, , vr done
Usage: 531

not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

ἑτεροζυγέω 
heterozugeo 
Usage: 1

ἄπιστος 
Apistos 
Usage: 17

for
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

τίς 
Tis 
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344
Usage: 344

μετοχή 
metoche 
Usage: 1

δικαιοσύνη 
Dikaiosune 
Usage: 83

with


πρός 
Pros 
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 0
Usage: 412

ἀνομία 
Anomia 
Usage: 10

and
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

κοινωνία 
Koinonia 
Usage: 20

φῶς 
Phos 
Usage: 44

Devotionals

Devotionals about 2 Corinthians 6:14

Devotionals containing 2 Corinthians 6:14

References

Images 2 Corinthians 6:14

Prayers for 2 Corinthians 6:14

Context Readings

Do Not Become Unevenly Yoked With Unbelievers

13 Now for a recompense in the same (I speak as unto my children), be ye also enlarged. 14 Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers, for what fellowship does righteousness have with unrighteousness? and what communion does light have with darkness? 15 And what concord does Christ have with Belial? or what part do the faithful have with the unfaithful?


Cross References

1 Corinthians 15:33

Be not deceived: evil companions corrupt good character.

Psalm 139:21-22

Do I not hate all those, O LORD, that hate thee? and am not I grieved with those that rise up against thee?

Ephesians 5:6-14

Let no one deceive you with vain words, for because of these things the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience.

Deuteronomy 7:2-3

and when the LORD thy God shall deliver them before thee, thou shalt smite them and utterly destroy them; thou shalt make no covenant with them nor show mercy unto them.

Deuteronomy 22:9-11

Thou shalt not sow thy vineyard with mixture lest the fullness of thy seed which thou hast sown and the fruit of thy vineyard be defiled.

1 Kings 18:21

And Elijah came near unto all the people and said, How long shall ye halt between two opinions? If the LORD is God, follow him; but if Baal, then follow him. And the people did not answer him a word.

John 15:18-19

If the world hates you, ye know that it hated me before it hated you.

1 Corinthians 5:9

I wrote unto you in an epistle not to associate with fornicators,

1 Corinthians 7:39

The wife is bound by the law as long as her husband lives; but if her husband dies, she is free and may be married to whom she will, if it is in the Lord.

1 Corinthians 10:21

Ye cannot drink the cup of the Lord and the cup of demons; ye cannot be participants of the Lord's table and of the table of demons.

James 4:4

Ye adulterers and adulteresses, know ye not that the friendship of the world is enmity with God? Whosoever therefore that desires to be a friend of the world, makes himself the enemy of God.

1 Peter 2:9-10

But ye are the chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, an acquired people, that ye should show forth the virtues of him who has called you out of darkness into his marvellous light.

1 Peter 4:2-4

so that now the time that remains in the flesh, he might live, not unto the lusts of men, but unto the will of God.

Leviticus 19:19

Ye shall keep my statutes. Thou shalt not let thy animal join with a diverse kind for mixtures; thou shalt not sow thy field with mixture, neither shalt thou wear garments of a mixture of different things.

1 Samuel 5:2-3

When the Philistines took the ark of God, they brought it into the house of Dagon and set it by Dagon.

2 Chronicles 19:2

And Jehu, the son of Hanani, the seer, went out to meet him and said to king Jehoshaphat, Should thou help the ungodly and love those that hate the LORD? Therefore, the wrath of the presence of the LORD shall be upon thee.

Ezra 9:1-2

Now when these things were done, the princes came to me, saying, The people of Israel and the priests and the Levites, have not separated themselves from the peoples of the lands of the Canaanites, the Hittites, the Perizzites, the Jebusites, the Ammonites, the Moabites, the Egyptians, and the Amorites, doing according to their abominations,

Ezra 9:11-12

which thou hast commanded by thy slaves the prophets, saying, The land, unto which ye go to possess it, is an unclean land because of the uncleanness of the people of the lands, for the abominations with which they have filled it from one end to another with their uncleanness.

Ezra 10:19

And they gave their hands that they would send away their women; and being guilty, they offered a ram of the flock for their guiltiness.

Nehemiah 13:1-3

On that day they read in the book of Moses in the audience of the people; and it was found written therein that the Ammonites and the Moabites should not come into the congregation of God forever

Nehemiah 13:23-26

In those days I also saw Jews that had married wives of Ashdod, of Ammon, and of Moab;

Psalm 16:3

to the saints that are in the earth and to the excellent: all my delight is towards them.

Psalm 26:4-5

I have not sat with vain persons, neither will I go in with hypocrites.

Psalm 26:9-10

Gather not my soul with the sinners, nor my life with those who have blood on their hands:

Psalm 44:20-21

If we have forgotten the name of our God or stretched out our hands to a strange god,

Psalm 101:3-5

I will set nothing of Belial before my eyes: I hate the work of those that betray; it shall not cleave to me.

Psalm 106:35

But were mingled among the Gentiles and learned their works.

Psalm 119:63

I am a companion of all those that fear thee and of those that keep thy precepts.

Proverbs 8:18-19

Riches and honour are with me, yea, durable riches and righteousness.

Proverbs 22:24

Do not meddle with an angry man, and with a furious man thou shalt not go:

Proverbs 29:27

An unjust man is an abomination to the just, and he that is upright in the way is abomination to the wicked.

Malachi 2:11

Judah has dealt treacherously, and an abomination has been committed in Israel and in Jerusalem; for Judah has profaned the holiness of the LORD by loving and marrying the daughter of a strange god.

Malachi 2:15

And did he not make one, having in himself abundance of the Spirit? And why one? That he might seek offspring of God. Therefore take heed to your spirit and let no one deal treacherously against the wife of his youth.

John 7:7

The world cannot hate you, but it hates me because I testify of it that its works are evil.

Acts 4:23

And being let go, they went to their own company and reported all that the princes of the priests and the elders had said unto them.

Romans 13:12-14

The night is past, and the day is come; let us therefore cast off the works of darkness, and let us clothe ourselves with the weapons of light.

Ephesians 4:17-20

This I say, therefore, and require in the Lord that from now on ye not walk as the other Gentiles walk in the vanity of their own senses,

Philippians 2:15

that ye may be blameless and innocent, children of God without rebuke in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world,

1 Thessalonians 5:4-8

But ye, brethren, are not in darkness, that that day should take you as a thief.

1 John 1:5-7

This then is the promise which we have heard of him and declare unto you, That God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.

1 John 3:12-14

Not as Cain, who was of the wicked one and killed his brother. And why did he kill him? Because his own works were evil, and his brother's righteous.

Exodus 34:16

or take of their daughters unto thy sons, and when their daughters go fornicating after their gods they shall make thy sons also fornicate after their gods.

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